Brief on Revised COGAT Rules dated September 2022

On September 5, 2022, the Israeli Coordinator for Government Affairs in the Territories (COGAT)  issued revisions to the rules regarding the entry of foreign nationals to the occupied West Bank which  require certain travelers to apply for a permit before approaching an Israeli-controlled border crossing to obtain a visitor’s visa. The previous version […]

Brief on Revised COGAT Rules dated September 20222022-09-12T15:16:31-04:00

President Biden: Prioritize the ‘Fundamental Freedoms’ of Palestinians and Demand Accountability for Israel’s Crimes

American organizations reiterate the urgency to hold Israel accountable for discrimination and crimes against Palestinians during President’s trip to Israel and the Occupied West Bank  

The following is a joint statement from the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP),  the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), […]

President Biden: Prioritize the ‘Fundamental Freedoms’ of Palestinians and Demand Accountability for Israel’s Crimes2022-07-19T12:39:39-04:00

AFRP’s response to the murder of Shireen Abu Akleh

A Statement from the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine

Justice delayed is justice denied.

Westland, MICHIGAN (May 11, 2022) – On behalf of the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP) and the 44,000 members of the Ramallah community, we express our outrage at the assassination of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh on May 11th, 2022.

Shireen died […]

AFRP’s response to the murder of Shireen Abu Akleh2022-05-12T14:51:18-04:00

AFRP statement on Ukraine invasion

A Statement from the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine

WESTLAND, Michigan—March 22, 2022—On behalf of the members of the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP.org), we wholly condemn the unwarranted invasion of Ukraine by Russia, and as Palestinians living in the diaspora, we sympathize with the people of Ukraine for the pain and trauma they are […]

AFRP statement on Ukraine invasion2022-03-23T09:36:43-04:00

AFRP Statement Silencing Palestinian Civil Society Organizations

The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP) and its 40,000+ members are appalled by Israel’s latest attempt to crush Palestinian civil society by declaring six Palestinian organizations as terrorists. These non-governmental and human rights organizations are Addameer, al-Haq, Defense for Children Palestine (DCI-Palestine), the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC), Bisan Center for […]

AFRP Statement Silencing Palestinian Civil Society Organizations2021-10-25T13:47:45-04:00

AFRP Statement 2021 Jacksonville Convention

At the conclusion of the 62nd Annual American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine convention, the Board of Directors and the General Assembly hereby resolve:

  1. To congratulate the members of the Ramallah American Club of Jacksonville for their efforts in coordinating and planning the successful convention, and its events including educational symposiums, professional networking and social gatherings […]
AFRP Statement 2021 Jacksonville Convention2022-01-06T09:23:22-05:00

AFRP Statement Saeb Erekat

National Palestinian American Organization laments the passing of Palestinian negotiator Mr. Saeb Erekat
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.” — Desmond Tutu

Westland, MICHIGAN (November 10, 2020) – The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP), the […]

AFRP Statement Saeb Erekat2022-01-06T09:23:23-05:00

AFRP Statement on Annexation

As members of the largest Palestinian American organization in the U.S., the American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP) adamantly opposes Israel’s unilateral annexation of the West Bank territories that has been designated for a future state for Palestinians.

The AFRP, along with a growing number of former Israeli military, intelligence and diplomatic officials, is denouncing this […]

AFRP Statement on Annexation2022-01-06T09:23:23-05:00

AFRP statement in response to the murder of George Floyd

The American Federation of Ramallah, Palestine (AFRP), the largest Palestinian American organization in the U.S., stands in solidarity with those who seek justice, fight racism and xenophobia, and promote human and civil rights for all.

Like many others around the world, we were horrified by the killing of George Floyd who, while being constrained and handcuffed, […]

AFRP statement in response to the murder of George Floyd2021-08-05T09:57:30-04:00

American Federation Ramallah, Palestine Condemns Trumps Plan

The so called “deal of the century” ever since its inception has excluded Palestinian voices, focusing exclusively in Israel and its interests. The United States Administration has not been a good will broker, proving to be bias towards Israel’s plans of erasing Palestinians from the land.

This plan endorses Israel aggressions and blatant violation of human […]

American Federation Ramallah, Palestine Condemns Trumps Plan2020-01-31T09:25:42-05:00